Academic Foundations Certificate Program

Applications Now Being Accepted

Grow Your Faculty Career in Areas Key for Promotion

The Perelman School of Medicine leadership is thrilled to offer a 4-semester career-development certificate program designed to provide Assistant Professors with the tools, strategies, and skills to maximize their success. 

Topics: Advancing research | Identifying resources | Managing conflict | Managing time and energy | ​Maximizing mentorship | Negotiating | Networking | Setting goals | Strategizing scholarly efforts | Understanding funding          

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Designed for Busy PSOM Faculty with Clinical Research Careers

OAA Programs: Department Faculty Coordinators

Department faculty coordinators are an integral part of the academic review process, from search and recruitment and onboarding faculty for teaching to managing the dossier review process at appointment, reappointment, and promotion.

 

At the Perelman School of Medicine, Our Faculty Coordinators Are on Top of It.

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OAA Partnerships: Diversity Search Advisors

Diversity Search Advisors (DSAs) engage early in the Faculty Search Process to foster a diverse and inclusive faculty body, ensuring a fair and equitable process, and applying outreach strategies that result in broad and strong faculty candidate pools. 

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The Diversity Search Advisory program is a collaborative initiative of the PSOM Office of Academic Affairs and the Office of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (OIDE)

Expectations for Faculty as Educators

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Lecturing | Facilitating Small Groups & Seminars | Clinical Teaching | Mentoring | Supervising Scholarship | Overseeing Lab Rotations | Developing Curricula | Service to Education Committees 

Understanding Career Track Advancement

OAA Career track development programs include workshops, online learning, and digital resources to support success in each of the four Perelman School of Medicine full time faculty tracks: Academic Clinician, Clinician Educator, Research, and Tenure.

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Resources for getting started on faculty at PSOM, preparing for reappointment, and creating a strategic plan for promotion.

The PSOM Online Mentoring Center

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The Online Mentoring Center provides strategic tools for mentors and mentees to self assess and determine the type of mentoring one needs, to network and find potential mentors/mentees, and to maximize mentor/mentee relationships.